Real Estate


  • Foreign House Buyers Spend $41 Billion     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 10:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick is on the money trail to see how much foreign buyers are spending on real estate in the U.S.

  • Home Builders Sentiment Drops 3 Points     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    The housing market index falls to its lowest since September 2010, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Citi's Housing Lessons Learned     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    A look at lessons the big bank learned from the housing crisis, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Sold: Highest Priced House in U.S.     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    It is said to be the nation's highest priced home. CNBC's Jane Wells with a closer look at the house, the new owner and the famous seller.

  • Spelling's $150M Mansion     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 11:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on the sale of the most expensive home in America.

  • Realty Check: Fannie Mae & Foreclosures     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the detailson Fannie Mae offering new incentives to unload its inventory of over 150,000 REO properties and the foreclosure process taking longer in California.

  • Realty Check     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 2:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports Fitch Ratings downgraded some big name banks; national mortgage debt is down but so is real estate values; and there's a surge in short sales.

  • Fitch Downgrades Op. Risk Ratings     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    Operational risk ratings of 9 home mortgage servicers lowered; Fitch cites heightened regulatory scrutiny, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • REITS: Where's the Value?     Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    A check on real estate investment trusts and how to choose the best ones, with Alexander Goldfarb, Sandler O'Neill & Partners, and Richard Anderson, BMO Capital Markets

  • Hope for US Realty Market?     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    Mark Flemming, CoreLogic Chief economist, discusses whether the US housing market is better than recent data suggests.

  • Value Trade or Trap?     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    Are value stocks a good investment strategy in a choppy market? Insight with Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO.

  • Realty Check: REIT Week     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    One bright spot in the market this year has been real estate investment trusts, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Realty Check     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick with an update on real estate activity.

  • Faber Report: Banks Down on Real Estate Woes     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    CNBC' David Faber reports on the terrible performance of the banking sector.

  • Major REIT Players Meet     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on major REIT players sharing their latest developments and future bets.

  • Realty Check: Corporate Housing     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on at least one bright spot in an otherwise bleak housing market.

  • Realty Check: Construction Jobs     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the construction industry added 2,000 jobs in May, Freddie Mac is making adjustable rates mortages available to multi-family sector, and a Texas lender is now offering, "super jumbo" loans.

  • Realty Check: Relocation Market     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    As the job market gets tighter, more Americans are being forced to relocate to find work, but the housing crash has many in a bind, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • New Rules to Hurt Housing?     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    New rules may make it harder for banks wanting to loan money, and for consumer wanting to borrow for new homes, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Rentals on the Rise     Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:50 AM ET

    Some 34.9% of occupied homes nationally were rented out last year, compared to 33.8% in 2000 according to census data compiled by USA Today, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

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  • Diana Olick serves as CNBC's real estate correspondent as well as the editor of the Realty Check section on CNBC.com.

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